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Congratulations Melissa & Rolando!

Dr. Melissa Morrison and Dr. Rolando Toyos were married on July 1st at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic. Kelly Pack, sister of the bride; served as matron of honor. Eva Toyos, Allison Cable and Catherine Cable, children of the couple; were the maids of honor. The best man was Alan Markarian.

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In Review

KC BALLET: Ladies with an attitude, fellows in Shakespearean mood
The Kansas City Ballet’s current season is to some extent a tribute to its visionary artistic director, William Whitener, who bids farewell to the company this spring after 17 years here.

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Tara Erraught

IRELAND, GERMANY AND BEYOND: Stealth, planning and artistry have boosted mezzo’s rise to fame
Almost every singer has a “breakthrough” moment, when he or she lands the right role at the right time and scores a deep impression with public and press. For Irish-born mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught that moment came in March 2011, when she was called upon at the last minute to fill in for an ailing Vesselina Kasarova in the role of Romeo in Bellini’s Capuleti e Montecchi.

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Crib Note

Thomas Brett Herrick
A bouncing baby boy named Thomas Brett Herrick was born on December 14th. He weighed five pounds one ounce, was 18 inches long and has bright blue eyes and auburn hair. His proud parents are Katherine and Timothy Herrick of San Diego, California. Tommy’s grandparents are Susan and Neil Sloman, formerly of Our Town, who now reside in Coronado, California, and George Gardner Herrick of Newport, Rhode Island, and the late Katryna Brett Carothers.

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